[rspec-users] Something like tags in cucumber

Phillip Koebbe phillipkoebbe at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 10:29:00 EST 2010



David Chelimsky wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 9:06 AM, Phillip Koebbe<phillipkoebbe at gmail.com>  wrote:
>    
>> In cucumber, I use tags in a very simple, yet helpful (to me) way: to number
>> my scenarios. For example:
>>
>> @1
>>
>> Scenario: This is a scenario
>>
>> @2
>>
>> Scenario: This is another scenario
>>
>> @3
>>
>> Scenario: You get the idea
>>
>> This allows me to focus in on a single scenario quite easily while I'm
>> working on it. Once I have that scenario working correctly, I will run the
>> entire feature to make sure nothing else is broken.
>>
>> I'm finding that I'd like to do something quite similar in RSpec. For
>> example, when I'm working on a model spec, I generally have contexts for
>> what database fields should exist, what validations should exist, and what
>> associations should exist.
>>
>> When I am later adding a couple of custom methods
>> to do something, I'd like to be able to run the spec just for what I'm
>> presently working on. Is this possible?
>>      
>
> Not yet, but it will be in rspec-2. Internal syntax will be different,
> but we'll try to make the CLI work like cuke's.
>
>    

Looking forward to it!

Thanks,
Phillip

> Cheers,
> David
>
>    
>> Peace,
>> Phillip
>>      
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